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Basic Data

Christian Megert can be called one of the most famous representatives of Concrete Art in Europe. He was born in Switzerland in 1936 and studied at the school of arts and crafts in his hometown Bern. His artistic development is strongly linked to his connections to the artist group ZERO. 

  • Born: 6 January 1936
  • Place of birth: Bern, Switzerland
  • Nationality: Swiss 
  • Studied at: Kunstgewerbeschule Bern
  • Artist group: ZERO
  • Occupation: Sculptor, object and installation artist
  • Era: Contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: Abstract art

Christian Megert has lectured ‘Integration Bildende Kunst und Architektur’ at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf since a couple of years.

 

Collections

Denmark

 

Germany

 

Italy

 

Exhibitions

  • 06.06.2019 -  24.09.2019 christian megert - solo show - Galerie Denise-René, Paris.
  • 06.04.2019 - 11.08.2019 Negative Space. Trajectories of Sculpture - Zentum Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe.
  • 22.09.2018 - 20.01.2019 Action <> Reaction. 100 Years of Kinetic Art - Kunsthal Rotterdam.
  • 09.06.2018 - 22.04.2019 ZERO - Mona - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart.
  • 21.10.2017 - 14.01.2018 Christian Megert - Akademie-Galerie, Dusseldorf.

 

Films

  • Christian Megert - ein neuer raum, 29´, film by Werner Raeune in cooperation with Franziska Megert, Germany 2014.
  • ohne anfang, ohne grenzen und ende, retrospektive christian megert 1964 -1995, by Christian Megert & Franziska Megert , Germany 2002.
  • Christian Megert, Strukturen und Skulpturen, Monotypien und Zeichnungen, 1955-1961, film by Franziska Megert, Germany 2002.

 

Literature

  • Christian Megert: ohne Anfang und Ende, exhibition catalog, Museum Ritter (Publ.), Heidelberg 2015.
  • Auf dem Weg zu Zero: Christian Megert. Linie und Struktur 1955 - 1961, exhibition catalog, Volker Diehl (Publ.), Berlin 2014.
  • Christian Megert - because it is real, exhibition catalog, Galerie Geiger (Publ.), Constanz 2012.
  • Christian Megert: Retrospektive, exhibition catalog, Tobias Hoffmann (Publ.), Bielefeld, Leipzig 2009.

 

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